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massive search. >> tv's, tablets, smartphones. do more screens mean less sleep? how technology may be affecting students. >> and covered california. just six weeks away from being lawmpled and going online, the concern tonight that has state officials scrambling to meet the deadline. ♪ [ male announcer ] when the a.c. goes out in a heat wave, it's nuccio heating and air conditioning that comes to the rescue. at&t helped nuccio put a complete mobile solution to work. mobile routing to send the closest technician and mobile payments to invoice on the spot. where do you want to take your business? call us. we can show you how at&t solutions can help you do what you do... even better. ♪ >>> new at 5:00, running out of time. in less than six weeks, the president's major health care overhaul will launch. california officials right now are scrambling to get ready. covered california is the state's online health insurance marketplace and it was scheduled to be ready on october 1st. >> our health and times editor john fowler tells us why the website launch could be delayed. >> reporter:
cell seven technology. our news engineer is on the move at the san mateo bridge toll plaza -- no, richmond-san rafael bridge. what do you see? >> so far, the ride on 580, westbound, through the toll plaza of the san rafael richmond bridge is moving at the speed limit and traffic could be heavier than normal but no problems to report. i checked out the ride through emeryville and berkeley and both directions of highway 80 are looking good and the interchange that splits off on 580 westbound to go over the san rafael richmond bridge is looking good and i am just getting on the bridge now and so far the traffic is looking good in this direction and the other correction so we will see if that changes. >> there is a convoy of trucks on interstate 580 during the commute and a company is turning out 6,000 truckloads of asphalt to pave the new bay bridge and could be congested so caltran will monitor traffic at the command center. they can reroute the convoy of trucks if needed and officials say the trucks are diverted back to 880 and highway 238 dug overnight hours. >> who says caltran
or face a lawsuit. hacker scouts which focuses on science and technology for kids, says it is hoping to reach a compromise. we post add copy of the letter on our website at abc7news.com. >> coming up, taking top honors, the bay area universities with new bragging rights this morning. >> being a good neighbor, facebook's gift for lucky >> good morning, everyone, on this thursday morning. a look at the golden gate bridge with traffic sparse right now. that little glaze you see, mike will explain to you coming up, but the good news is the red flag fire danger has expired. >> lucky students on the peninsula will go back to school with brand new laptops because of facebook visiting an academy to donate laptops to the entire 8th grade class and will give out other lap taps saying the goal is to provide students with the equipment they will need to lend more about technology and prepare them for high school and beyond. >> today, new students attending san francisco state will begin moving into residence hauls kicking off the welcome days for freshman, transfer, and international students wi
one for school or work. >> education leaders say state standards require students to have technology skills. in the east palo alto, though, getting online can be tough and many in silicon valley have ipads, home computers and smartphones to go with the laptops, in east palo alto, students are lucky if their family has a cell phone. >> we are in the heart of the silicon valley, it is one of those cases of so near yet so far. most of our students face harsh economic realities. >> facebook leaders want to provide students with the equipment they need to learn more about technology and prepare them for high school, college, and beyond. that is what a laptop means for pedro, an opportunity for a future in mechanical engineering. >> i heard about the companies that i would like to work for. >> facebook is giving away more than 300 laptops to all the other 8th grade students here in east palo alto. >> next, bradley manning's new high school, what the convicted military leaker is planning beside spending a few decades in prison. >> the man who came back to life after doctors gave up >> in so
visiting a new technology laboratory in palo alto and the commuter history museum in mountain view. he will discuss the state of the u.s. economy and the administration's focus on growth and job creation and a commonwealth club luncheon. >> a professional triathlete faces felony hit-and-run charges for hitting a man in a crosswalk in san francisco. a man was driving a jeep that struck a man in march. documents obligated by abc7 news say that the driver briefly stopped and checked on the victim then drove off. the man who was hit says he suffered a severe brain injury. >> it has been very difficult for me not only me but my family since the accident because i'm...not the same person. >> he pleaded not guilty to the champions. we left messages for the woman and her attorney and they were not answered. >> police have made a significant drug bust with the help of a k-9 officers after finding two pounds of meth yesterday in a hidden compartment in a scar. this is a picture of the dog with the drugs. the dog discovered money and a loaded handgun. >> sexual harassment story involving san dieg
in the history of autism's past they have generally seen more autism in technology centers. >> reporter: there may be genetic factors at work but there are also teachers at work to help. the study in the journal of the american medical association also says there is an increased risk for half siblings but only when they share a mother. >>> a small study of athletes who suffered repeat concussions identifies the early signs of brain disease. researchers studied 36 male athletes diagnosed with a brain disease linked to repetitive blows to the head. they interviewed family members and found out they had mood and behave issues as the first signs of the disease. some of them had explosive outbursts and physical violation. >>> pg&e incomplete recordkeeping may not have been fixed. that's a concern of two law judges who might fine the utility next month. the san francisco chronicle says they expressed concern when pg&e using faulty recordkeeping. >>> in a maryland courtroom today supporters gasped when the judge announced bradley manning's 35-year sentence for espionage. he gave hundreds of th
recommend that pilot training should focus more on monitoring very complex cockpit technology. the ntsb hasn't determined the cause of either the asiana or the ups crash. >>> emergency dispatchers in santa clara county threatening to go on strike to protest mandatory overtime. the dispatchers say they are forced to work hundreds of hours of overtime a month. now there are 61 kiss patchers to --61 dispatchers to cover 73 full-time jobs. they are trying to hire more dispatchers but qualified candidates are hard to find. in the meantime county officials say they will seek a court injunction. >>> an environment group has a new proposal to keep them arrive. one proposal is to do the work outside nesting season. another is to create artificial nesting structures. the $130 million project is expected to if -- >>> tonight's fogging will take place at 11:00 p.m. in the area around the san jose municipal golf course. so far they have one case of west nile virus. there are 14 cases staid wide. two that were deadly. >>> i don't though if you saw last night's giants game but there was a really scary mome
and technology says the car is a potential solution for crowded cities. sounds good in san francisco. it is all sxlek can charge in ten minutes and has a range of about 60 miles. one drawback, top speed is just 37 miles an hour. >>> next on the abc 7 saturday morning news, the opening of the new bay bridge span is on the horizon. we are going to look back at the colorful past of the old bay bridge where trains once ran on the lower deck. >>> fresh peek inside the new tunnel. it is the bay area's other big >>> welcome back. we are just seconds away from 8:30. we are starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. >> it is 59 degrees in san jose with clear conditions and airport delays have been listed at sfo. looking at low 60s, san ramon valley. a bit after bridge as you held out tortds the delta. cooler in the north bay. the position is lifting and we will see a mostly sunny afternoon for most. temperatures once again running below average. mid and upper 60s for much of the bay. east bay shores. cloudy skies at our coast. mid and upper 50s, low to mid 80s. warm temperatures confined
surgery using google's ground breaking technology. >> all right. the fascia. >> the head mounted computer and camera allows point of view video to be transmitted to audiences miles away. the doctor performed acl surgery using the device, ape howing a colleague to look in on the surgery from his office and medical students to observe from another location. ghoul glass also features a small computer screen above the right eye. it allows doctors to imis that notly access patient information with a simple voice command. >>> bay area area feelening about the way we expect it to this time in the summer season. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. finally got that summer weather we have been waiting for. >> reporter: yeah. it's cool along the coast. clearing out at the beach little bit of clearing out by the cliff house. fog working its way back in. this is the time of year, the weekend when the temperatures dropped a bit, feels a little bit like fall. we will see. right now we're still in a summer pattern. that puts your fog in daily city. fog down by pacifica, obviously. out in the
technology. they have been using smart phones, ipads and gps devices to monitor the flames and monitor the weather and help coordinate the fire fighting effort. stay with ktvu news all morning among for complete coverage. ktvu's robert handa will have a live report from the fire lines at 7:30. >>> time is 7:16. there's a nationwide movement now to ban saggy pants. the chronicle reports st. lewis, and sub burdens outside of detroit and new orleans and even parts of georgia, some of the areas considering banning saggy pants. supporters of the bill call the style vulgar and disrespectful and others call it a fashion statement and a teenage trend. the aclu says any law that bans saggy pants pants is unconstitutional. >>> a bill allowing noncitizens to serve on a jury if they're in this country legally is headed to governor browns desk. freemont assemblyman, bob rikowski wrote the bill and said it would widen the poll of propertyive jurors. and -- prospective jurors. >>> 7:17. sal is very proficient in traffic. he's telling us about a bad situation in oakland. >>> it's better now. as a matt
found a rise in cases of autism in centers of technology like the bay area. this shows the likelihood of a sibling of an autistic child also having autism. instructors work with students providing programs with individuals with autism helping the kids and their family. they are also reacting to a recent study from denmark that children who have an older sibling with autism are seven times more likely to be diagnosed with autism themselves. >> there is a growing concern for parents who have a child with an autism disability about the potential of having another child. >> reporter: we sat down with director who said studies like this one provide an opportunity to offer services to the younger sibling earlier. >> you can get support in to provide for the child and the parent at home with the necessarily supports it is ten times or 20 times greater chance of success for that child. >> reporter: in parts of the bay area the rate of autism is as high as one in 55 kids compared with the national average of one in 88 making this study one parent and these instructors will be will be watching
as the midpoint technology park. the eight buildings there would be torn down and 13 new ones will be built in their place. the new campus will be used for research, offices, and medical clinics. >>> the agency in charge of community college accreditation is under the microscope. state lawmakers ordered an audit of the commission that decided to revoke city college of san francisco certification. some say the accreditation commission which is not part of the government has no standards of acredibility. >>> hundreds of trees in san francisco's forest will soon be chopped down because of a growing fire danger. uc san francisco owns the land. on monday the university will remove 1200 small trees. the san francisco fire department recently warned the university to clear 100 feet of space around buildings near the open space reserve. removing the trees will help to protect homes along the reserve as well as the ucsf medical center. >>> it's being called a national day of action. if the reason workers and customers are being asked to stay away from fast food restaurants. >> i didn't want our hous
zuckerberg created facebook if he didn't have a i computer? by giving this technology to kids, we're accomplishing a number of things. one, we're creating a level playingfield. >> east palo alto has wi-fi. and the school administrators say they want to help the students families get wi-fi access in their homes. >> the pied piper is in a san francisco hotel this evening. workers today unloaded the newly-restored painting the pied booi piper of hamlin. it will be at the palace hotel where it was for more than a century and in april it was sent away to be auctioned off. local art lovers and my historians and they will have the unveiling tonight. you might want to go and check it out. >> have a drank. >> back neemt. back in a moment. triple again. do you see the 10% back in points, plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. you're good. this is the member triple play deal. this is sears. >>> we must face the fact in reality, you cannot have economic and political equality without having some social equality. >> that's martin luther king jr. on nbc's "meet the press" flee days before
online. she had no idea the scam was going on. >> we rely on technology for greater access. and we're getting to a point where we have to think about how do we make it a safer transaction. >> reporter: hillsborough police say the victim in this case was lucky. no money was lost. but a couple of months ago, someone in san mateo county was scammed to the tune of $14,000. while the d.e.a. is trying to figure out if hackers are getting personal information from drug sites, hillsborough police say under no circumstance will someone from law enforcement ask you for money over the phone. they say this particular scam can throw people off at first. >> there is that small bit of real information that the caller's providing the victim. in the initial stages of the phone call, the victim drops their guard a little bit. they may have made purchases over the internet. >> reporter: impersonating a federal agent is a violation of federal law. you get a phone call of one posing as one and asking money, refuse the call and call police. you can call the number of the d.e.a. had set up for that situa
. hospitals want the new technology and with health care changes on the way they'll serve more patients. >> we actually have installations on every continent in almost every country which is really interesting because the challenges in u.s. health care they have in all the other countries of the world. >> reporter: even with the cyber knife costing as much as $7 million the benefits of sending more of these to a hospital near you. >> and news about the 30% jump in sales excited investors as well as patients. stock value jumping by nine percent. robots are becoming more common in hospitals and coming from here in the bay area. >> cyber knife. >> that is remarkable. fancy stuff. thanks for joining us. >> we hope to see you back here at 6:00. 7 >>> on the broadcast tonight from washington -- ready to strike. the u.s. prepare as military attack on syria, but tonight the house speaker tells the president to slow down. we'll take a closer look at the possible consequences of american military action. >>> remembering the dream. 50 years after dr. king's historic speech, a huge crowd comes here to cel
club. this is the guy who's graduating ready for a great career in technology. [ male announcer ] in 2012, 90% of devry university grads actively seeking employment had careers in their field in 6 months. find your career success in the bay area. learn how at devry.edu. >>> back to the top story. live pictures from the toll plaza on the bay individubridge. crews are working around the clock. it has been 24 years in the making and it's finally happening. kimberly tere and cheryl hurd are with us. what do we expect in the next 24 hours? >> reporter: the is a lot going on here at the entrance of the bay bridge. i will step aside so you can take in the. we have been on the air for a half hour and they have got a lot done. the trucks are called grinders. it grinds up the asphalt and goes directly into the truck in front of it. this will be going on all night long. this is affecting thousands of commuters. kimberly tere is at treasure island with that part of the story. >> reporter: it is very quiet out here. the last car crossed over the bay bridge just after 8:00 this evening. but t
and technology recorder david louis explains that's not going to be easy sglrk mark zuckerberg first person to want to help underdeveloped countries. nonprofit groups and social entrepreneurs have been on the ground in remote villages for years. they warn facebook has a steep learning curve ahead. >> we've seen time and again cases where the situation is much, much more complex than people anticipate. >> reporter: zuckerberg appears to recognize the challenge. >> we just believe that everyone deserves to be connected and on the internet. we're putting a lot of energy towards this. i think it's one of the biggest problems of my generation to get everyone in the world to have internet access. >> reporter: professor kreider corrected a program at santa clara's university center for science technology and society. over 11 years, the global social benefit institute has taught him a major hurdle is 1.5 billion out of the 4 billion people in underdeveloped countries don't have a place to charge a mobile phone, tablet or laptop. >> they need to be able to charge their mobile devices for internet ac
bay area schools. for facebook, an admission that technology is needed for the next generation to excel. >> could mark zuckerberg have created facebook if he didn't have a computer? by giving this technology to kids, we're accomplishing a number of things. one, we're creating a level playing field. >> all of the silicon valley firms including facebook, are looking fiortalent, and we want to homegrown that talent, not import it from other countries. so this is a great message. >> reporter: a message of thanks for an investment in the future of silicon valley. now those 8th graders not totally ready to go just yet. east palo alto has wi-fi already, but many don't have it in their homes. that is the next challenge. >>> thanks a lot. a bit of a skipped record for pandora. they reported a rise in revenue but sawity stock price drop. more people are streaming pandora on their mobile devices, but they face new competition from apple. >>> let's turn things over to our meteorologist jeff ranieri who's not only tracking our conditions but the conditions in yosemi yosemite. >> today i hav
given new complexity to the car design. >> it becomes a job of a technology reviewer. big glosscy screens, voice recognition, it makes a car more like a smartphone or tablet and frankly that's the whole idea. >> you want your car to operate with the same fluid and he's of use as your $200 nexus tablet >> but he says they aren't there yet. >> this use as knob-like controller like some of the german advance. i'm not a fan of those because it requires you take a hand off the wheel and an eye off of the road to operate them. >> for all it does, new technology can also get in the way. it's one of the first things to notice at the car lot. >> does the system do what i need it do do without being distracting. >> flashy features can be distracting also at the dealership. don't forget the real part of the car, how it drives. >> you need to pay attention to things like the comfort of the interior, whether you can see out, whether the car is too small or too big. >> and the gas mileage. he said it's usually worse than the speaker says, especially on hybrids. he always tests it himself. one p
complexity to the car design. >> it becomes a job of a technology reviewer. big glossy screens, voice recognition, it makes a car more like a smartphone or tablet, and frankly, that's the whole idea. >> you want your car $20,000 to operate with the same fluid and he's of use as your $200 nexus tablet >> but he says they aren't there yet. >> this uses a knob-like controller like some of the german advance. i'm not a fan of those because it requires you take a hand off the wheel and an eye off of the road to operate them. >> for all it does, new technology can also get in the way. it's one of the first things to notice at the car lot. >> does the system do what i need it to do without being distracting? >> flashy features can be distracting also at the dealership. don't forget the real part of the car, how it drives. >> you need to pay attention to things like the comfort of the interior, whether you can see out, whether the car is too small or too big. >> and the gas mileage. he said it's usually worse than the sticker says, especially on hybrids. he always tests it himself. one part o
upgraded the technology it uses to monitor bay area traffic using realtime traffic. there is a special section on the 511.org website where you can find out about alternative routes and also call 511 for information. we have also put together a special section under hot topics. >>> now to san francisco and many questions as police search for suspects and victims in a shooting on a party bus. we are getting new information from eric rase make son, eric. >> police and witnesses say that people on that bus were fleeing. i mean, running from here, even as officers were arriving. it happened right here on full some street. take a look at this. you can see where some of the bullets took chunks out of this wall. we can tell you the shots woke up some neighbors that were sleeping. >> party buses, a common sight in san francisco but one came to a sudden end. >> i heard gunshots. >> i heard 2 like that. >> other neighbors say they heard more shots than that. theresa came to her gate. >> i saw a party bus over there. it was a big bus. it was a charter bus. >> left behind a small trail of blood, a
it would be a financial collapse like 2009. technology and a fairly high price are leading to a lot of holes drilled and a lot more crude coming on. >> did you say we're less susceptible with what's happening in the middle east? >> yes. >> you don't think what's going on in syria will affect us? >> i don't think if it's contained within syria, and we've had some problems with libya and libyan expert, we'll be okay. if it blows up with global like russia, then all hell can break loose, not a probability but possibility. >> lowest gas prices in three years. >> lowest prices since three years and i think we'll see lower by thanksgiving and christmas. >> thanks so much. >>> members of congress are getting ready for a full showdown over the federal debt limit. treasury secretary jack lew asked congressional leaders to raise the debt ceiling allowing the government to keep borrowing money. lew says the u.s. will hit the debt ceiling in mid october. house speaker john boehner and other republicans say they want spending cuts first. white house officials say th
. facebook announced a technology partnership earlier in the week that aims to expand internet access to five billion people currently not connected. apple may receive reduced punishment for conspiring with publishers to raise e- book prices. the department of justice has suggested to cut the current punishment in half.to five years. the injunction prevents apple from making deals with publishers that would limit price competition. officials say the ruling that the original proposal would unnecessarily harm apple. "grey's anatomy" actor patrick dempsey has severed ties with tully's coffee. dempsey had sued his business partner for allegedly taking out a two his knowledge. the actor helped acquire the seattle-based company out of bankruptcy earlier this year. dempsey resolved the legal dispute friday.and tully's will continue to operate under its current owner. still ahead on the kron four news weekend. residents near yosemite national park are worried their homes could engulfed by the raging there. when we return, we'll hear what those folks have to say about the fire. we'll be right back. we
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. this is my booster club. this is the guy who's graduating ready for a great career in technology. [ male announcer ] in 2012, 90% of devry university grads actively seeking employment had careers in their field in 6 months. find your career success in the bay area. learn how at devry.edu. . >>> new at 6:00, a bay area father still haunted by the death of of his two daughters, now facing possible jail time for the car crash that killed them. it's a rare legal move to prosecute a person for driving while drowsy, but some say it's necessary to alert people of an unnecessary risk on the road. fatigue is a key component in this case. rob ross has more. >> reporter: frank, the incident along highway 101 here in palo alto cost a san bruno father the lives of his two daughters. he apparently dozed off behind the wheel. now he is being charged with vehicular manslaughter. the man's wife told us today he is still very much grief- stricken. the santa clara county deputy district attorney says the man was drowsy when he crashed his car on the shoulder on the 101, heading home from a black friday sho
booster club. this is the guy who's graduating ready for a great career in technology. [ male announcer ] in 2012, 90% of devry university grads actively seeking employment had careers in their field in 6 months. find your career success in the bay area. learn how at devry.edu. >>> finally, what's in a name? a lot of cash for the san francisco zoo, that's what. they're holding a name contest for this baby gorilla born last month. it's a girl, by the way. mom is named naneka, dad is oscar jonesy for some reason. e-mail your idea to name the baby until september 17th. the top three will be selected and people will vote by making donations. the winning name will be the first to get $50,000 in donations or the most donations when she makes her exhibit debut in november. they have described her as being a little princess. i think that's what they should call her, princess. >> there's a thought. you're $50,000 away from winning. >>> let's talk about the forecast. the weekend is here. >> i know, yes, saturday and sunday, mid to upper 80s this weekend. 60s at the coastline. throughout next week
of autism's path, it's generally seeing a lot more autism in technology sectors. >> when it comes to autism, there may be genetic factors at work. but there are also teachers at work to help. >> again, that was scott budman reporting. >>> coming up, the transformation of the bay area's most notorious road. it might be a good place to take a hike. >>> next month, a notorious stretch of bay area coastline is scheduled to be transformed. no more cars or car accidents, but plenty of trails and scenery. we're talking about devil's slide. joe rosado, jr. shows us how this notorious road holds a picturesque future. >> it's some of the most seenic coastline you'll see anywhere. the trouble is, very few have ever been able to take it in. >> if you want to see the scenery, you have to be the passenger in the vehicle. >> for decades, these hills between pacifica and half-moon bay cradles high way 1. frequent rock slides and road closures. >> it used to be straight over here and this whole road dropped probably about 10 feet. >>> but when caltransopened a pair of traffic tunnels here, this stretch of r
. >> thank you. >>> 4:49 now. japanese technology is meeting california wine making in the skies over the napa valley. kpix 5's don ford shows us how remote-controlled aircraft could soon make agriculture more efficient. >>> reporter: it's kind of small, but this remote- controlled helicopter from japan could have a big impact on the napa valley vineyards. >> this is very new for california agriculture. >> reporter: uc-davis is testing the small helicopter as a cheaper more precise aerial spry vehicle for vineyards. spraying only water for now, it could be used to apply herbicides and pesticides. the chopper is so precise it can treat a single row of vines at a time and the professor says there are other advantages over conventional cropdusters too. >> there is not a person on board and that gives you the ability to go into smaller areas, fly exploding than a manned aircraft, so the precision is greater. >> reporter: we still need a pilot and steve is specially trained. >> i like to call myself an operator but i am a pilot. >> reporter: it may look like something from a hobby shop but
tore her a-c-l while playing softbal >>> an innovation in technology could be a game changer for surgeons and their patients. a 47-year-old woman tore her acl while playing softball. she put her damaged knee in the hands of surgeons at ohio state university and also google glass. it's a wearable computer embedded fa doctor's glasses -- in a doctor's glasses. using voice commands the doctor can review photos and medical records. >> it's set up in the main line of vision. the image of the glass is not there. it's just off upper right. it's kind of like the rear view mirror when you're driving. >> the device enables consultation between medical colleagues in realtime on the best way to proceed with an operation. doctors say google can still improve video quality as well as connectivity to pro vent the video stream from freezing and by the way, that patient was back at work five days later. >>> well, it's afternoon, and time for lunch. let's check in with our fresh grocer tony tantillo and his daughter stephanie. >> all right, stephanie, the ingredients? >> what's great about thi
girls with careers in science, technology, engineering and math. it served 4,000 girls with after school and summer programs. >>> head start is a program for preschoolers but it is a casualty in the budget battle. ktvu's rob roth visited a school today and showed us what the cuts are doing to parent, teachers and students. >> we have to listen to our -- and? >> reporter: for these preschoolers in the head start program it is story time but the story of head start is a sad one. the sequester meant budget cuts across -- budget cuts across the country. this mother's daughter is one of the casualties. the program that had a teacher come to her home has now been eliminating. >> her learning skills went from low to really high. her first language is spanish and in a matter of weeks she started picking up on english words. >> reporter: head start cut $1.1 million do to the sequester. cuts triggered when they failed to reach a budget agreement. >> devastated. feel devastated. >> the director says it meant layoffs and the program had to shorten the school year by 9 weeks and these are under priv
. [ female announcer ] no other system integrates holistic care with advanced technology exclusively for our nation's veterans. there's no other system like the veterans health administration. bring your medical and healthcare skills to va. visit vacareers.va.gov. exclusively for our nation's veterans. there's no other system like the veterans health administration. bring your medical and healthcare skills to va. visit vacareers.va.gov. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is today's take with al roker, natalie moralis and willie guise live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> he's missing, really. >> that's so inappropriate. >> welcome. good morning on this thursday morning, august -- >> you know, it's a sad day when i'm the voice of reason. >> oh, my, really. >> just because she said it, doesn't mean you had to repeat it. because she said it, we didn't hear it. she said it. >> but i thought it was funny so i had to say it. good morning, everyone. here is melbie, "america's got talent", in for willie who we are miss being and al roker as well. >>> a story we're all talking about in the news
on monitoring cockpit technology. ntsb has not yet determined what caused the asiana or ups crash. >>> police need your help tracking down a man that attacked a woman. janine de la vega joining us live from santa clara this morning. that warning has been sent out to people connected with the campus, janine. >> reporter: yes, 9:has. summer school is about to end here. there are still students here roaming around. campus police did put out an alert letting the students and staff know about a woman who was sexually assaulted on the edge of campus temperature the sexual predator is described as a white man and he is six feet to six feet two inches tall. 200 pounds with an athletic build. he has light brown hazel eyes and dirty blond hair with a foe hawk. he was clean shaven and has a narrow pointed nose. on wednesday night shortly after midnight a woman was walking on franklin street when the suspect approached her sexually assaulted her, and then ran away. police are not releasing whether or not the victim was a student. this is the latest in a number of attacks on women in the past month and a
start in 2016. >> some doctors saying technology could affect children's sleeping habits. more and more children have access to smart phones, tablets and tvs. doctors say that most of the children using the technologies are getting less than the recommended hours of sleep. study shows poor sleep is connected to poor academic performance. him he are constantly plugged in. they want to know what's going on and they have this need to let everybody else know what's going on. >> what stage of sleep. >> they say school age children need ten hours of sleep and teens need eight. they recommend parents shut down the devices at least one hour before bed. >> a popular pub in the county is using social media as it's new bouncer. the owner of finnegan's is using facebook to screen his patrons. the only way to get in after nine is to be a facebook friend of the pub. the owner said it's a way to avoid problems. patrons say they couldn't be happier with the new process. >> for the most part there is not a lot of trouble here because people know they can be identified. >> the atmosphere has been go
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just months after microsoft announced a broad restructuring plan to capitalize on mobile technology, tamron. >>> jackie, thank you. caught on camera, a motorcyclist meets his match on a canadian highway. take a look at this. a bear runs across the road. not a chicken but a bear. the motorcyclist could not avoid it. it happened in vancouver. the helmet camera video was just released by the police. the bear ran away unharmed. the motorcyclist will be okay as well. that is incredible. it's now 7:09, matt and savannah. we always say what happens when the chicken crossed the road? what happens when it's a bear? >> there's going to be a pun. >> do you know what i was thinking, beary scary. >> i'm a teenager at heart because of one direction. >> you're a 4th grader. >> all right tamron, thank you very much. al's not even going to comment on that. >> there's 7,000 people out here. there was crickets during that joke. unbelievable stuff. but look at this crowd. it is crazy. they're here at one of the biggest intersections in america and look at this. all the way across here to 30 rockefeller
patient care so holistically. places such advanced technology in the hands of practitioners. has the privilege of caring exclusively for our nation's veterans. there's no other system like the veterans health administration. ♪ bring your medical and healthcare skills to va. visit vacareers.va.gov. good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. the rim fire is burning outf control and firefighters d't know when they can contain . weather ad lib >>> flames shooting up to six stories high near yosemite. the rim fire is burning out of control and firefighters don't know when they can contain it. >> looks like the weather is calming down here but could see some thunderstorms in far northern california. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and bart just sent out an alert. there are 15- to 20-minute delays on the pittsburg-bay point line. we get a mass transit check coming up. >>> good morning. it's thursday, august 22. i'm frank mallicoat. good to have you with us. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is
integrates patient care so holistically. places such advanced technology in the hands of practitioners. has the privilege of caring exclusively for our nation's veterans. there's no other system like the veterans health administration. ♪ bring your medical and healthcare skills to va. visit vacareers.va.gov. ground yesterday on a new s near the shark's tank in san jose. the store will feature chain's first >>> for whole foods, business is booming. the grocery chain broke ground yesterday on a new store near the shark tank in san jose. the store will feature the chain's first microbrewery and rooftop beer gardens. some question whether it's too high-end for the neighborhood. >> i'm glad that it's in the downtown vicinity from walking distance from other downtown neighborhoods. but i think our more lower income neighborhoods, people won't be able to afford the high-priced grocery store. >> whole foods says it will offer a wide range of prices and will hire 100 workers when it opens next summer. >>> every year retailers try to outdo each other by being the first to put up christmas decoratio
. >>> this helicopter is for 21 years of age and older, how technology is meeting wine making up in napa. >> it's one smelly problem for a bay area community. the stench is coming from a dried-up lagoon. what's causing the foul odor for years? >> starting out damp along the coastline now. but more sunshine coming your way. we'll talk about it coming up. >> and if you are catching a flight by sfo, here's a live look at 101 near the 380 interchange. everything looks good but we have a new stall in walnut creek. it is causing some slowdowns there. we'll give you a live look coming up. ,,,,,,,, unbelievable. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep. too much? a little. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. female announcer: female announcer: when yo
. how an extra $25 million will be put to good use. >> it takes classroom technology to a new height. how white boards are being transformed into shields. >> and temporary tatoos are not usually a back-to-school necessity. what makes these tatoos a little bit different though? >> a little less fog around the bay area today. temperatures will be warming up. we have some big changes coming for the holiday weekend. details in a couple of minutes. >> and it is getting more crowded on our roadways. 6:11 this morning and delays are building on 101 in san jose plus we'll update you on that crash that's on the upper deck of the bay bridge. it's all coming up after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,, goodnight. thanks, olivia. thank you. so you can make a payment from your cell to almost anyone's phone or email. (speaking french) so you can express your gratitude... in the moment. dance class, shopping, and more. so do something nice for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. future. next spring, 200 colleges across the countryn to launch a new test called >>> colleges gpas may not hold the same w
jumped 63% in the past two years. the agency blames sophisticated technology that allows automatic dialers to blast out calls to thousands of people at a time and the fact that many robo caller operations are overseas and hard to catch. and apple's long rumored trade- in program may finally be a reality next month. the program is reportedly being timed to coincide with the rollout of the new iphone 5s. apple is going to offer half off to those trading in their iphone 4s or 5ss. >> if you have a consumer question or problem, call our consumerwatch hotline, 888-5- helps-u. >>> samsung plans to unveil a smart watch next week. we have a drawing from samsung's patent application for a wearable tech design. the watch is going to be called the galaxy gear. it will be a companion gadget for smartphones and will not have a flexible display. >>> you want fries with that? burger king offering a french fry burger. the price? one dollar. it's standard burger topped with four french fries. it's going to be available -- >> four? >> -- september 4. >> just four? >> or four french fries with a bur
with stanford and other major universities on the technology for those self- driving cars. >>> time is 6:22. flames from the rim fire moving closer to the hetch hetchy reservoir. how big is the fire this morning? how air quality is effected. and is your drinking water still okay? >>> it is the terrible that everyone is talking about. >>> welcome back. time now 6:25. specially trained dogs are being used at sfo to sniff out a california threat. beagles at the airport have been trained to find citrus fruit even leaves that travelers might have in their luggage. california is trying to keep out a dangerous pest. it originated in asia. it spreads a disease that kills citrus trees. >> we have a very large fresh market citrus industry here. and our industry just can't abide this disease. killing the citrus and trees. >> travelers are being asked not to brick in any citrus from overseas. so far only one disease tree has been found in california. and that was last year. >>> torquing is now making its way into the oxford english dictionary. the latest dance craze made headlines after miley cyrus
for a great career in technology. [ male announcer ] in 2012, 90% of devry university grads actively seeking employment had careers in their field in 6 months. find your career success in the bay area. learn how at devry.edu. find your career success in the bay area. thanks, olivia. thank you. so you can make a payment from your cell to almost anyone's phone or email. (speaking french) so you can express your gratitude... in the moment. chase quickpay. so you can. >>> good morning. welcome back to ktvu channel 2 morning news. the bay bridge toll plaza right now is closed. the bridge is closed. all the construction work, you can see clearly a lot going on but no bay bridge this morning. mcarthur maze. sal has all of that. it's thursday, august 29. welcome back. i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. time 5:30. it will be interesting to see how the day progresses with the closure. first we'll start with mark in for steve. what is the weather like, mark? >> you might encounter some dense fog, especially at the golden gate bridge. one of the few spots reporting clear sciez toward fairfield and livermo
with in terms of i think more coordinated technology investment. i don't really think, again, it's a matter of people's money being lost. it's much more a matter of people's trust in the integrity of the system. >> comforting to hear you don't have to worry about your money. >>> the embattled mayor of america's eighth largest city is expected to formally resign today. san diego's mayor bob filner's decision ends six weeks of suspense among repeated accusations of sexual harassment. ben tracy's in san diego with the latest on this. ben, good morning to you. >> reporter: gayle and charlie, good morning. bob filner may have been one of the only people who thought he could stay in office after being accused of sexual harassment by 18 different women. now he is apparently ready to resign and the city council here in san diego is expected to vote on the deal later today. mayor filner was spotted late thursday behind san diego's city hall. he was carrying two large briefcases. likely from the office he is now planning to vacate. >> finding that line and print your name below it. >> reporter: on th
, and even travel the halls of his school, with the help of some futuristic technology. joleen chaney reports. >> "do you see me conrad?" >> reporter: he does, but not how you'd expect him to. conrad sees his classmates, and they see him -- his face in the monitor of a telepresence system, a robot. he's had to miss a lot of class because of severe allergies and a very rare immune system disorder, so rare it doesn't even have a name. as far as his family knows, little conrad is the only one in the world who has it. and they hope a bone marrow transplant will get him healthy enough to enjoy a normal life. he leaves this weekend for denver, and is taking his new robot with him. >> "i just have to have it because i'm going to denver for something called a bone marrow transplant and i'm going to be leaving for awhile. and that's all i pretty much know." >> reporter: this is his second time to tinker with the robot. >> "you take the mouse. i just put it there and whoa, whoa!" >> reporter: his little fingers maneuvering across the keys and mouse. >> "hey, conrad." >> "hey." >> reporter: directing th
the technology is, but i looked up the list of things, chimes, you know, whatever, and everybody is talking was on it, and that's one of my favorite -- >> mine too. mine too. >> i actually have it. can you imagine i'm sitting will and the phone rings, and everybody looks around, and it's me. >> jon voigt. >> everybody's talking at me. >> i love that song. >> you can see "ray donovan" on showtime every sunday night. >>> when we come back, our cultural correspondent winton march sal estalks about one of america's most historic moments. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up. >> coming up, we'll take a look back at the historic march on washington and discuss its lasting impact. >> i have a dream today.,,,,,,,, >> we've been talking about the anniversary of the march on washington. it was the largest demonstration for social change that america had ever seen at the time. cbs news cultural correspondent winton marcellius offers a message on the history of that day and a commentary on where we are as a country half a century later. ♪ >> 250,000 americans gathered on the mall o
: brazil is a country known for it's beauty and passion. but mix those with love, jealousy and technology and you have a volatile mix called. >> boyfriend tracker. >> reporter: you can hide this app on your beloved phone and listen to every call, read every text and look at every photograph they take. >> i just got this phone here. you can do this in the united states just like they're doing it in brazil. >> yeah, brazil had an app for it but there's ways to get it on to your phone here in america as well. >> reporter: computer security expert put a similar app on my phone. when i sent a text, let's meet for dinner, i hope nobody sees this message, it was recorded on a website. when i posed for pictures on south beach, same thing. >> hey, savannah, it's kerry. >> when i called savannah in new york. >> just driving back to the city, i had a nice little trip over the weekend. >> reporter: the conversation she thought was private, not so much. and the gps mapped my every move. >> be less concerned about the nsa and more concerned about your girlfriend. >> or boyfriend. >> he just knew who i
to modern technology and determination, they finally found each other all thanks to facebook. >> this is your great grandmother. >> janice lebrun is sitting with three daughters, including the oldest, maureen, whom she placed up for adoption 41 years ago. >> i'm proud to see my daughter found me after all of these years. it's truly a miracle. >> as a pregnant high school senior, janice believed her baby would have a much better life if a loving family raised her. >> they came in, and they took her away. i remember looking around the room thinking, what am i going do now. where is my life going. >> maureen grew up 30 miles away from her brother mother as an only child in a happy family. janice finished high school, got married, and had more kids, but she never gave up on finding maureen. >> there was never a time on my birthday when i didn't think about her, you know, and wonder, gee, is she thinking about me. >> janice's other daughters always knew about maureen. did you ever think that you guys would meet one day? >> it's something that i always hoped for, but i -- i honestl
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lawsuits trying to stop the program. monitoring pollution on freeways. more on the new technology making it easier to check pollution levels on roadways. >>> a shooting in this union city neighborhood leaves two men dead. neighbors say this crime is so troubling. neighborhood blocked off for house this morning as police try to find who was responsible for an attack that left two people dead. welcome back to mornings on 2. the first and second homicides of the year in union city. investigators spent nearly 8 hours looking for clues and left the scene. detectives are working to track down the shooter who killed two young men this morning. one neighbor heard four gun shots and heard sirens as police raced to the scene. this was around 1:00 in the morning. the double shooting happened near 11th and d-streets. the men were found in the middle of the street, both with gunshot wounds, the coroner removed the body of one of the victim whose died at the scene and the second victim was taken to the hospital by paramedics but didn't survive. each victim with one gunshot wound according the police.
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